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In the category of luxury vehicles, emotion plays a key role. It's no longer just about finding a vehicle to meet our needs. What we seek is to fulfill our desires and whims. It's for this reason that the Infiniti range has always enjoyed a certain level of success, and the QX60 is no exception. It's a vehicle that doesn't leave anyone indifferent and has everything it takes to please.   In case you didn't know, the Infiniti QX60 shares the ...
The largest of Jaguar's SUVs is now in its ninth year of production in its current form and it hasn't aged a bit. It must be said that its sleek and sophisticated appearance has allowed it to age gracefully. It's also one of the few models that still offers a V8 in its segment. It's among those rare models chosen purely out of passion without much concern for anything else. Jaguar is on the brink of significant changes, especially concerning electrification. ...
Why do we love the Civic so much in Quebec? The Honda Civic may have lost its title as the best-selling car in Canada last year, but it remains one of Canadians' favorite cars. With its dynamic driving, fuel economy, all the conveniences, and technologies it offers, it's impossible not to appreciate it. The Honda Civic is also one of the cars that retains its value best, and that's just one of the many reasons buyers are drawn to this model. It's ...
Winter is a season appreciated for many reasons. Firstly, there are the beautiful white landscapes and numerous activities exclusive to this season, such as skiing or snowmobiling. However, winter also poses challenges for car owners. The cold weather can cause various problems, not to mention the salt and other abrasive materials applied to the roads. Additionally, driving must be adjusted according to the temperature, sometimes even requiring avoidance ...
Kia isn't new to the electric vehicle game, and perhaps that's what gives the Korean manufacturer an edge over the competition. The brand has been transitioning from gasoline models to electric, as seen with the Soul and Niro. Subsequently, Kia introduced its first exclusively electric model, the EV6, which saw tremendous success upon its launch. Even today, the demand for this electric vehicle far surpasses its supply. All of this leads to the eager ...
Luxury, performance, technology—these are elements that define the majority of prestigious models today. Hence, it's necessary to go further and offer more to stand out from the crowd, as is the case with the BMW X4. It represents the best that the brand has to offer, yet it also sets a standard for the rest of the industry. It's a vehicle that approaches perfection, nothing less.   There are no major novelties on the menu for the 2024 ...
When we mention the word "truck," the first image that usually comes to mind is that of a heavy-duty vehicle capable of towing the moon, carrying enough wood to build a house, and even going where some ATVs dare not venture. Well, maybe I'm exaggerating a bit, but you get the idea. The irony in all of this is that the majority of pickup truck owners use less than a tenth of their capabilities. Moreover, they have to deal with the inconveniences associated ...
I would like to tell you that everything is always clear and straightforward in the automotive industry, but that's far from the case. The current generation of the Ford Edge arrived on the market in 2014 as a 2015 model, which is a true eternity in this field. Yet, the model continues to please, and sales increase year after year. Certainly, the model's lineup has evolved considerably over time, with several aesthetic tweaks made both to the bodywork ...
The Mercedes-Benz GLA is the smallest SUV offered by the German manufacturer. However, it shouldn't be seen as an entry-level model because that's far from the case. You see, the Mercedes-Benz GLA isn't a vehicle you buy to get introduced to the brand. It's as well-equipped and enjoyable to drive as the other SUVs in the lineup; it's just smaller. All this to say that despite its size and price, the GLA allows you to experience the full Mercedes-Benz ...
 Exaggeration is commonplace in the luxury vehicle niche, but there are still manufacturers offering models at fair prices, such as Acura with the RDX. Its SUV lacks nothing and doesn't cost an arm and a leg either. It's a model that has everything to please and boasts an excellent reputation that precedes it. Acura could have easily taken advantage and inflated the prices or offered ridiculously expensive option packages, but it didn't, which ...
The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a vehicle that has always fascinated me, both for the audacity of its name and its avant-garde design. Upon its arrival in the market, the Japanese manufacturer's SUV was heavily criticized by the press. It must be said that its unique appearance and concept set it somewhat apart from the competition. Ironically, there are now several vehicles on the market today that resemble the Eclipse Cross, which is why I find ...
I am often asked which vehicle I would choose to drive until the end of my days. Unfortunately, I don't have a crystal ball, and it's quite difficult to anticipate my future needs. However, I know for sure which vehicle could suit all possible situations or nearly all of them. It's the Jeep Gladiator. It's a pickup truck, an outstanding off-road vehicle, and it's also a convertible. The American manufacturer's truck offers a highly developed practical ...
The first snowfalls have started to cover Quebec, and if that's not enough of a reminder, know that it's now time to install your winter tires. There's no urgency since the deadline is December 1st this year, but appointment slots are usually filling up quickly around this time of the year, mainly because everyone heads to the garages at the same time.   For those who already have winter tires in good condition, there's no excuse. For others ...
One could say that Nissan has succeeded with the latest complete overhaul of its pickup truck. The Frontier is more modern, elegant, and imposing than ever. It's not perfect, I agree, but the model has greatly improved since the beginning of its career, to the point where it now ranks among the best midsize trucks on the market. It is versatile, packed with technology, and offers serious off-road driving capabilities with the Pro-4X version. In short, ...
Many Toyota vehicles have left their mark on history, and the Venza is no exception. The first generation of the model is infamous for being one of the most stolen vehicles of its time. Aside from its name, the old and the new Venza have nothing in common, but reliability and versatility are among the many factors that have helped the Venza establish a solid reputation. The 2024 model may be quite different, but it certainly lives up to its reputation, ...
There was a time when Volvo oscillated between mainstream brands and luxury brands. Today, it's clear that the Swedish manufacturer belongs to the high-end vehicle segment, and a glance at the XC40 confirms it. The 2024 Volvo XC40 is an elegant, luxurious vehicle with cutting-edge technology gadgets. The small SUV has many qualities and very few flaws. It's a model that has very little to be criticized for and has everything to please.   Before ...
Does the minivan still have a place in the market? It's a question I'm often asked, and the answer is clearly yes. I genuinely believe that it's the manufacturers who have neglected their minivans rather than improving and making them more interesting for buyers. Fortunately, some manufacturers, like Honda, have not made this mistake and still offer a minivan. The Odyssey is proof that this type of vehicle can still enjoy some success. It's not the ...
Whether it's about action, romance, or science fiction, cars play a significant role in cinema. As Halloween is fast approaching, I decided to present you with a top 10 dedicated to the cars found in horror movies.   To be part of this list, the cars must have played an important role in a horror film. These are models that have left their mark on the screen, either by accompanying main characters or by being at the center of the action. In ...
Few vehicles can replace both a pickup truck and a minivan, but that's the case with the Nissan Armada. The category of large SUVs has expanded significantly in recent years. There are new players, and most of the models that were already present in the segment have been updated and improved extensively. The Nissan Armada has also undergone some improvements. However, is that enough to allow the giant of the Japanese manufacturer to compete in its ...
Ford understands that buyers appreciate having choices, which is why the manufacturer introduced the Bronco Sport to the market. The model is based on the same platform as the Ford Escape but offers a completely different appearance. Ford has also chosen to associate it with the Bronco family, giving it a rugged look and enhanced off-road capabilities, and that was the best decision to make. So, despite its proximity to the Escape, the Bronco remains ...
Adventure, off-road driving, and breaking away from the beaten path, these are some terms with which the Subaru brand is particularly comfortable. It's worth noting that the manufacturer has a track record of success in automotive rally, which has allowed them to develop the most effective all-wheel drive system in the world, no less. Subaru\'s DNA is especially present in the SUV that allows for even further exploration thanks to its size. The Ascent ...
Buying a new car has almost become a euphemism, as the majority of new models are SUVs or trucks. Fortunately, there are still a few sedans that are thriving and have everything to offer, just like the Honda Accord.   The Japanese manufacturer\'s sedan has been on the market since 1976, making it one of the oldest cars in its category still in production today. I wouldn\'t go so far as to call it a true icon, but it\'s pretty close. So, this ...
When we think of towing, the first image that often comes to mind is that of a pickup truck. However, did you know that many SUVs also offer impressive towing capacity? If not, I suggest you take a look at this Top 10 list as you may find the SUV that finally suits your needs.   Pickup trucks are becoming increasingly expensive and may not necessarily be the best option for larger families. This is where SUVs become interesting, especially ...
The BMW X5 is popular, and not without reason. It must be said that the large SUV from the German manufacturer has everything it takes to please. Its towing capacity is among the highest in its class, and it's a model capable of leaving many exotic cars in the dust in its ultimate configuration. However, even the most basic BMW X5 has some great qualities to offer, which is why the model ranks among the best sellers in its category.   The year ...
For the majority of people, Nissan is a brand that offers common cars and SUVs. Nevertheless, the brand also has a rich heritage in terms of competition and sports cars. This week, I took the wheel of the all-new Z, the latest addition to a long line of performance cars.   For this new generation, Nissan decided to drop the numbers in the model name, keeping only the Z. The fact is that previous Z models always followed the engine displacement ...
The Dodge lineup had remained frozen in time for several years with models aging, yet still cherished more than ever. The Stellantis division experienced a significant resurgence in popularity in recent years, making the introduction of a new model even more challenging. Especially when it comes to a vehicle that is significantly different from what brand enthusiasts have been accustomed to until now. In fact, it's not the first time Dodge has attempted ...
It can be said that Chevrolet has been scoring big points lately with its SUVs that continue to modernize and attract attention wherever they go. The Equinox hasn't quite reached that level yet, and it's a shame because the American manufacturer's SUV has enormous potential. The upcoming electric version is breathtaking. Now, we just have to see if the gasoline model will receive the same treatment.   The 2024 Chevrolet Equinox is clearly nearing ...
Whether we like it or not, the Toyota Prius is one of the most iconic cars of the modern era in the automotive industry. It\'s not a car that stood out for its sportiness, elegance, or any other flashy characteristics. What we will remember most about the Prius in 30, 50, or even 100 years is how boldly and technologically advanced it was as a car. Indeed, the Japanese manufacturer once again proves that the Prius still has its place in the market ...
Today, the North American automobile market is predominantly composed of sport utility vehicles. Some manufacturers have chosen to offer sportier versions of their SUVs, but Volkswagen has instead opted to preserve the sporty versions of its cars. Thus, even though the Golf as a whole is no longer available in our market, the GTI version and its more radical variant, the Golf R, are still available.   In my opinion, this is an excellent decision ...
I must admit that the Ford Bronco is one of my favorites this year. I would be lying if I said I didn\'t miss this vehicle, even though my test drive dates back several months. The fact is that the Bronco checks all the boxes without exception. It\'s a vehicle that can tow, and its roof comes off easily, allowing you to enjoy beautiful days to the fullest. Its 4x4 drivetrain is particularly effective on all surfaces, making it a competent vehicle ...
The Honda CR-V has been among the most popular SUVs on the market for ages. However, I won\'t hide the fact that competition is becoming increasingly fierce in the segment, and the beloved SUV of Canadians lost its title as the best-selling SUV in 2022, giving way to the Toyota RAV4. It must be said that the latter had a more diverse offering with two hybrid versions and packages specifically designed for off-road driving. In short, that\'s why Honda ...
Like most people, you have criteria when looking for a new vehicle, and that\'s entirely normal. Sometimes, what matters is space or towing capacity. For others, it\'s technology or even performance that takes priority. Not surprisingly, one of the features that most influences buyers is fuel economy.   What can be considered economical at the pump? I\'ve done some research on the subject, and it seems that fuel consumption of less than 9L/100 ...
Just a few years ago, the Audi Q3 struggled to compete with its rivals, but the tide has completely turned for the German manufacturer\'s small SUV. Audi seems to have finally realized that the Q3 isn\'t necessarily an entry-level luxury SUV, but rather a compact luxury SUV. It offers the same prestige, comfort, and advanced technologies as the brand\'s other models. What makes the Q3 so appealing is not only its price but also its urban-friendly ...
Hyundai is a brand I greatly admire. It currently enjoys an excellent reputation for reliability, design, and technology. However, the Korean manufacturer never stops pushing boundaries, and that\'s what makes it strong. The Tucson is now a true benchmark in its category.   For 2024, Hyundai has streamlined the Tucson lineup by removing several versions from the offering, including the entry-level Essential model. This resulted in a significant ...
I have nothing against versatility and vehicles that touch multiple segments at once. It\'s simply amazing that you can get an SUV capable of towing a trailer, dusting off performance models on the drag strip while carrying up to 7 passengers. However, this phenomenon has had the effect of eliminating the majority of models with a specific purpose. Fortunately, there is the Toyota Supra, a two-door hardtop car with a powerful front engine. It is undoubtedly ...
As an automotive journalist, I\'m often asked about my favorite vehicles and, more importantly, why I like them. Well, it really depends on the situation, but I can tell you that my profession has made me appreciate minivans even more. I have nothing against SUVs, but their utility aspect is often not as prominent as one would hope for in most of them. That\'s why I like minivans so much. They are genuinely spacious and functional.   Now, the ...
Off-road driving has never been as popular as it is right now, and this is something most automotive manufacturers have realized. That\'s why each of them has at least one model or version with enhanced off-road capabilities. In some cases, we\'re talking about extreme off-road driving, while in others, it\'s more about a well-marked trail. All of this means that there is now a huge variety of models offering increased off-road capabilities in the ...
I don\'t want to preach to you or tell you what choice you should make, but the fact is that a $60,000 hybrid SUV is not going to save the environment or improve your financial situation. The real solution exists in the form of a small, affordable, and fuel-efficient car, the Mitsubishi Mirage. With a starting price of under $17,000 and lower fuel consumption than most hybrid vehicles, the Japanese manufacturer\'s compact city car is one of the most ...
Just a few years ago, the Nissan Leaf was the best-selling electric car in the world of all time. Unfortunately for it, the Tesla Model 3 arrived and quickly took its place at the top of the category. Since then, the quantity of electric vehicles available on the market has exploded, and the Nissan Leaf has become just one model among many. At least, that\'s what several media outlets claim. Personally, I believe that the Leaf is still a relevant ...
2024 is an important year for the Ford Mustang as the model has been completely renewed. With a new look, new technologies, and new versions, the American manufacturer has gone all out once again. Well, we wouldn\'t expect anything less, as the legendary American muscle car is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.   The seventh generation of the Mustang presents itself with a square and even more muscular silhouette than the previous ...
Choosing a convertible car is far from an easy task. Some are comfortable, others are high-performing. There are also luxury cars at affordable prices in this category. Some convertibles are more versatile than others, and that\'s something that carries a lot of weight. In short, the first thing to do is to establish your needs and criteria in order to steer you towards the right model. Nevertheless, the cars I\'m presenting in this Top 10 have everything ...
When we think of the Jeep brand, the first model that comes to mind is the Wrangler. We tend to forget that the American manufacturer offers a whole range of vehicles, each more interesting than the next, and that\'s why I chose to test the Compass. The model has grown a lot in popularity over the past few years and with good reason. Moreover, it has somehow taken the place of the Cherokee, whose factory closed its doors a few months ago. The Compass ...
As you probably know, Land Rover and Jaguar recently merged to become a single entity called JLR. In practice, this doesn\'t change much since the models will not change names. However, there is a certain difference in the sub-brand division at Land Rover. Now, there\'s Defender, Discovery, and Range Rover. The latter focuses on elegance, finesse, and performance. In other words, one needs to be grand and powerful to better align with this new brand ...
Although it may not be a luxury and prestige car, the Mazda 3 possesses all the qualities required to belong to that category. Its overall average is higher than that of its rivals in almost all versions. It also exudes great elegance and finesse commonly found in major brands. Not to mention its driving experience, which is significantly more dynamic than that of other mainstream cars, even without considering the sport versions. The Mazda 3 is one ...
I would like to tell you that money can\'t buy happiness, but I would be lying to you. Well, everything is relative, but it\'s clear that if I had the means, I would own several of the cars found on this list.   Maybe it\'s because I\'ve reached an age where sports cars interest me less, or simply because I can now appreciate comfort, but I can assure you that my first purchase if I won the lottery would be on this list. In fact, even though ...
The Jaguar F-Type is one of those cars that I call timeless classics. It\'s an everlasting model supported by a rich heritage in motorsports and a reputation for prestige. However, even if we set aside all of that, the sports car from the British manufacturer remains one of the most beautiful cars in the world. Not to mention, it\'s incredibly enjoyable to drive. It\'s one of the few cars that are chosen based on emotion above all else.   The ...
When I was a teenager, I used to dream of having a Ford Mustang while all my friends were obsessed with one particular car, the famous Honda Civic. I couldn\'t really understand why, but I never truly appreciated that car until I became an automotive journalist and could study it in-depth. Today, I completely understand why the Honda Civic has been one of the best-selling cars in the country for so many years and especially why young performance enthusiasts ...
After years of sailing on success with only two models, a new vehicle is finally joining the Alfa Romeo lineup, and it\'s the Tonale. If the Italian manufacturer\'s small SUV looks familiar to you, that\'s entirely normal because it shares its platform with the Dodge Hornet, which also arrived on the market as a 2023 model. To be honest with you, the two models resemble each other way too much, but the design of the duo has clearly been inspired by ...
Toyota is one of the most recognized brands globally, and everyone knows the Corolla. At the same time, it\'s the best-selling car of all time. Ironically, the brand offers other much less known models, such as the Mirai, a car that no one really talks about. Yet, this sedan may represent the future of the automotive industry.   The Toyota Mirai has the unique feature of being a fuel cell vehicle. To summarize, hydrogen is used to create electricity ...
Choosing a luxury car is no small feat. First, you need to choose the category that interests you and best meets your needs. Compact and subcompact cars are affordable, but that\'s also what makes them less prestigious. As for large sedans, they are refined and more exclusive, but their price is often excessive and unjustifiable. That\'s why I\'m presenting you with my Top 10 list of luxury intermediate sedans today.   This category leads you ...